E1110 The Next Unicorns E18: Ghost Locomotion CEO John Hayes builds self-driving kits for consumer vehicles, shares insights on cameras vs. Lidar, targeting highways, 5G’s impact on self-driving & more

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Show notes:
1:02 Jason intros John Hayes & they discuss remote work at Ghost
7:42 Building custom self-driving kits at Ghost, fixing the software problem in self-driving
11:07 Dell for Entrepreneurs – Save up to 43% off select products at https://launch.co/dell
13:00 Engineering on different types of cars, pricing
15:33 Lidar or cameras? Which is evolving rapidly & what is the right answer for self-driving?
18:47 What self-driving problems are still unsolved?
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24:13 When will Ghost be in market? How are most self-driving collisions classified? How are these problems solved?
31:58 Defining the different levels of self-driving
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36:19 When will self-driving be safe enough for humans to not pay attention on the highway? Why is Ghost focused on highways?
45:08 Are autonomous-only highways the future? Adapting the AI to snow, ice & other hazards
52:31 Is car-to-car communication safe? Can roads be further optimized for self-driving?
56:43 How 5G could rapidly speed up self-driving adoption, working at Ghost

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